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What is a sleigh bed?

A sleigh bed is designed with a headboard and a footboard, normally these are solid in style in either wood, or fabric, and often have a sweeping style similar to a sleigh.

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What is an ottoman bed?

An ottoman bed is a bed with a lift up top that the mattress lies on. These come as either bedframes, or divan bases. They usually have gas filled struts that assist with opening and closing the lid.

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What is the width of a single bed?

A single and double mattress are both 190cm long, divan bases are made exactly the same length, but bedframes are normally longer as the mattress often sits inside the frame. Bed frames are commonly 200-205cm long.

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How high is a mid-sleeper bed?

The height of a mid sleeper bed varies by the style, but often the base of the bed is about waist high, whilst if it is shoulder height the bed is a high sleeper.

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How do I stop a metal bed squeaking?

Make sure there are no loose bolts and applying a lubricant may help too. 

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How wide is a double bed?

A double mattress is approximately 135-140cm wide and 190cm long, most bed frames are wider and longer than this because the double size refers to the mattress that is due to sit on it, rather than the size of the bed itself, which can be wider and longer due to style and thickness of materials used, such as thick corner posts. Many bedframes are 10cm longer and 10cm wider than the mattress, some of more than this, some are less.

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Is there an age limit on bunk beds?

There is no set age for when children can sleep in a bunk bed, as a guide they need to be at least 7. There are normally markings on the bunk bed indicating how deep the mattresses should be, and this should be adhered to.

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What is a divan bed?

A divan bed is a mattress with a fabric covered box style base that it lies on. The base can be improved with different feet, chrome feet, shepherds castors, or smarter fabrics, link bars, and spring edge tops are often extra.

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